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News

26
January
2022
| 10:55 Europe/Amsterdam
Yes, absolutely.  Slimming World groups are open and running safely across the UK and the Republic of Ireland
06
January
2022
| 05:00 Europe/Amsterdam
The UK’s first study into the relationship between weight loss and mental toughness reveals that people who are supported to lose weight in a group environment not only lose more weight than those who choose to lose weight without support –
06
January
2022
| 01:01 Europe/Amsterdam
Kirsty’s story backs up new research from the University of Lincoln which reveals the link between weight loss groups and increased mental toughness
10
December
2021
| 10:59 Europe/Amsterdam
Slimming World Magazine has been named Consumer Magazine of the Year at the Professional Publishers’ Association Awards (PPA) 2021.The PPA Independent Publisher Awards recognise excellence in the UK magazine industry’s dynamic independent sector.

Research & presentations

06
January
2022
| 05:00 Europe/Amsterdam
The UK’s first study into the relationship between weight loss and mental toughness reveals that people who are supported to lose weight in a group environment not only lose more weight than those who choose to lose weight without support –
11
November
2021
| 01:01 Europe/Amsterdam
Helen’s story backs up research* showing that people with type 2 diabetes can improve their diabetes control by making healthy lifestyle changes and losing weight following Slimming World’s programme. Of those who had been Slimming World members for
16
June
2021
| 09:00 Europe/Amsterdam
“In just over 12 months I lost over 8 stone and my health has improved dramatically. My diabetes is in remission, I’ve been off all my medication now for over a year and I feel fantastic. My blood pressure is normal, my cholesterol is no longer
10
June
2021
| 01:01 Europe/Amsterdam
A survey about calorie counting as a weight loss method commissioned by Slimming World, which polled over 2,000 UK adults and over 2,500 Slimming World members*, has shown that calorie counting alone is not an easy, balanced or sustainable way to

Success stories

21
January
2022
| 09:00 Europe/Amsterdam
- Ryan Quinn, 32, has been named Slimming World’s Mr Sleek after losing 10st- The Strabane music teacher decided to lose weight after struggling to fit into an orchestra pit for his performances- Since joining Slimming World Ryan has found happiness
11
January
2022
| 09:00 Europe/Amsterdam
- Verity Trueman, 30, has been named Slimming World’s Miss Slinky after losing 6st- She decided to lose weight after seeing her wedding photographs and realising she ‘didn’t recognise herself’- Since joining Slimming World Verity is happier than
06
January
2022
| 01:01 Europe/Amsterdam
Kirsty’s story backs up new research from the University of Lincoln which reveals the link between weight loss groups and increased mental toughness
30
November
2021
| 07:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Sophie Higginbottom, 30, has been named Slimming World’s Woman of the Year after losing almost 9st and halving her bodyweight The trainee psychologist lost most of her weight during lockdown, enjoying home-cooked meals and long walks with her two

Food & publications

19
November
2020
| 09:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Slimming World has launched a bespoke barcode scanner specific to the organisation’s famous Food Optimising eating plan, which is free and exclusive to all of its members.  
31
January
2020
| 15:57 Europe/Amsterdam
Slimming World is calling members across the UK and Ireland to create a brand-new recipe to add to its collection as part of the new Free Food Festival campaign. Slimming World’s Free Food Festival takes place in Slimming World groups in February
11
February
2019
| 10:15 Europe/Amsterdam
Staff at Slimming World’s Derbyshire head office kicked off February with a fabulous ‘Free’ lunch as they celebrated the launch of a national slimming campaign. To mark the launch of ‘Free Food February’, Slimming World, based in Alfreton, served
25
October
2018
| 14:41 Europe/Amsterdam
Slimming World and Iceland have won a prestigious national award for their Slimming World Chinese-style Banquet Rice.

Corporate

19
November
2021
| 15:20 Europe/Amsterdam
With an increasing need to tackle the rise of obesity in the UK, and the support of health and wellbeing in the workplace being thrown under the spotlight due to the COVID-19 pandemic, more and more progressive businesses are looking at how they can
29
October
2021
| 15:59 Europe/Amsterdam
This year’s Royal College of Midwives annual awards saw the introduction of the new Slimming World Caring for You During a Global Pandemic prize.
12
August
2021
| 12:06 Europe/Amsterdam
Slimming World’s Employee Partnerships Lead, Joanne Allen, recently took part in Midlands Business Insider's online forum on Progressive Businesses alongside other representatives from companies such as Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS
17
June
2021
| 10:03 Europe/Amsterdam
This year’s Men’s Health Week focuses on the link between men, mental health and COVID-19. Recent research* from leading weight-loss organisation, Slimming World, reveals that more than one in 10 UK male adults found it more difficult to manage